in South Africa, we conduct work both domestically and in the
rest of sub-Saharan Africa in countries including Nigeria, Malawi,
Zambia, and Kenya. We have also worked in Mexico, India, the Philippines
Some of Nozizwe Consulting's Section
21/ non-profit grants since 2006 are listed below.
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for Disease Control (CDC) - South Africa/USA
President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
Socio-behavioral field research and monitoring and evaluation; PEPFAR-funded multi-year project aimed at:
1) understanding family and psycho-social implications of early infant HIV testing in Gauteng Province, South Africa; and
2) putting into place monitoring and evaluation systems tracking patient participation in early infant testing services; and
3) evaluation of proposed changes in the South African Road to Health Card (RTHC), with specific focus on effect of card changes on mother-child pairs’ participation in public sector maternal-child health services in South Africa.
Work currently in progress.
Nozizwe Consulting has received
a three-year grant to expand on-going work on the immunology learning
programme, Immunopaedia. This grant will be used to adapt
the current version of Immunopaedia for use in medical education
(medical school curricula), monitor and evaluate the effectiveness
of the new tool, and for exploring new technological approaches in
e-learning. The work is being conducted in partnership with Clive
Gray, National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), Johannesburg.
Health Consortium/Harriet Shezi clinic
This small grant was made
to conduct exploratory research on the use of photography (engaging
in taking photographs and self-portraiture) and photographic images
(viewing photo images) as a potential intervention strategy to facilitate
behavior change, specifically in the arena of maternal-child health
practices in the context of HIV/AIDS (PMTCT). The project, Photography
as a Therapeutic Intervention (PAATI), involved a literature
review, a series of key informant interviews, drafting and pre-testing
of a pilot tool in SOWETO.